OT: MacBookPro advice needed.

Douglas dougtechie at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Apr 28 04:48:16 EDT 2010

If buying new, always check out the Apple Refurb Store at
(For the UK)
(For the US)

You can save several hundred pounds and you still get the full warranty etc.

I saved 300 UK pounds on a MacBook Pro 17" (last model) which I am 
really impressed with - the new ones must be quite something!

> On Apr 27, 2010, at 3:46 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> I'd like advice in two areas .....
>> 1. Should I buy the 13-inch or the 15-inch ?
>> I can compare the screen sizes, and the resolution and even the 
>> relative weights.
>> But I don't have a realistic idea of how much faster the Intel i5 is 
>> over the older Dual Core.
>> So any advice about performance, or pointers to reliable benchmark 
>> sites for Mac ?
>> 2. I plan to dual-boot or triple-boot OSX, Win 7 and Linux (some 
>> kind). Probably just using Bootcamp, but I might want to use VmWare 
>> or other VM later.
>> Any advice on setting the machine up to make this easy ?
>> Thanks

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